I Remember

Sometimes life sucks. Everyone knows that. Other times, life is great. But I don't know how to tell you that the world doesn't revolve around me. The world never has and it never will. The world throws buildings at me and expects me to catch them. But I'm here now. And I'm here to tell you my story, and one that most certainly...

Part 8 of 10

Don’t fall into this trap, if you want to teach about such issues do your own research. Students regardless of their ethnicity, race, sexual orientation or gender should be treated as all other students, not guest lecturers. They should be able to sit in your class without being labeled, called out or seen as token. They are coming...

Part 7 of 10

How to Teach in Trump’s America [Bringing up Race, Immigration, Sexuality and everything else in Higher Ed] 7 COGNITIVE DISSONANCE LEADS TO LEARNING Cognitive dissonance and push back from students means they are listening, so keep going. The looks on students faces that say, “this doesn’t apply to me,” the eye rolls, the...

Part 5 of 10

When we only rely on a few to do the job of many no one benefits. It creates contempt, ignorance and to be blunt discrimination. It is not the job of some but of all of us in Higher Ed to educate, even when we're uncomfortable.

Part 4 of 10

We always hear about teachers needing a toolbox, resources to pull from to engage students. Why aren't we using Pop Culture? Part 4 of my Blog Series, "How to Teach in Trump's America" tells you how and why you should. #education #higherEd #teachersshouldteach

Part 3 of 10

Part 3 of my Blog Series, " How to Teach in Trump's America" deals with our power as educators, the importance of engaging students in these "difficult conversations" and what our rights as teachers are. #bethechangeyouwanttosee